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Stones, Don Henley, Macca, Ringo, Dylan and more.
The Rolling Stones broke out “Loving Cup” at their show in Perth, Australia over the weekend. It was only the 22nd time they have played the 42-year-old song in concert and the first since 2006. The Stones are in Melbourne, Australia on Wednesday.
Note to Don Henley, know your Beatles history before talking about them in an interview. He recently said, “John Lennon is still a great influence on my life, and my career. The first song I ever tried to sing in public was one of his songs; it was called ‘She’s a Woman.’ He was my biggest hero, even bigger than Elvis.” “She’s a Woman” was written and sung by Paul McCartney.
Paul McCartney has reportedly agreed to be interviewed by Pitbull for the rapper’s TV show The Real Change Project.
The Doobie Brothers have been added to Wednesday night’s CMA Awards. Their duets album with a number of country acts, Southbound, is out tomorrow (Tuesday).
KISS have posted numerous photos on their website from their fourth KISS Kruise. They did one show dressed in suits. And guitarist Tommy Thayer and drummer Eric Singer sat in one night with the Pat Travers Band.
Ringo Starr continues to work on his next album, having recently done sessions with his brother-in-law Joe Walsh, members of his All-Starr Band as well as keyboardist Benmont Tench from Tom Petty‘s Heartbreakers.
Bob Dylan releases the next installment in his Bootleg Series tomorrow (Tuesday). It’s The Basement Tapes Complete: The Bootleg Series Vol. 11 featuring the complete recording sessions he did with The Band at their pink house, a.k.a. Big Pink, in West Saugerties, New York in the mid to late ’60s.
Led Zeppelin‘s Jimmy Page will be a guest on Letterman Thursday night.